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Cafe, New Zealand
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Vegetarian Friendly, Vegan Options, Gluten Free Options
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Breakfast, Lunch, Brunch
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All reviews brunch pancakes eggs bene fritters salmon great coffee oneroa bay prompt service outside seating hit the spot small portions great menu lovely view new zealand views waiheke avo
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Reviewed 5 April 2021 via mobile

A very popular cafe on the main road but perched above the bay is a great space for breakfast, brunch or lunch. Indoor and outside seating options the later with great views of the bay. Fully licensed with friendly staff and great food, thank you...Lunch menu after 11am Cafe closes early afternoon.More

Date of visit: April 2021
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Reviewed 19 March 2021

Great coffee, cabinet food, and all our breakfast choices hit the spot. Good portion size and attractive presentation. Even on a bad day the views out over the bay are special.

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 13 March 2021 via mobile

Great smashed avo! Lovely view and friendly staff - Delish ice coffee also - would recommend and return :)

Date of visit: March 2021
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Reviewed 16 February 2021

We went there for a Saturday Brunch. On arrival we were greeted with a very friendly welcoming. The food was very good and a great menu to select from. Everyone at our table loved their meals and gave the meal a 9/10 rating which was...great! The Venue is lovely, and we had a great table on the Veranda with sea views. The staff were all outstanding and very friendly and helpful. We will absolutely be coming back here again.More

Date of visit: February 2021
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Reviewed 30 December 2020 via mobile

So we turn up for lunch at midday exactly get seated and then told that half (brunch menu) the menu isnt avilable. We then decide on the chicken curry only to be told thats also not in stick. So basically we had 3 things to...choose from. If we werent so hungry we would have gone elsewhere. The eggs benne (which we had to ask to get of the "cant have" menu) came with bread, two pieces of bacon and 2 eggs, no butter on bread! No spinach, eggs were hard boiled, so bland! and was expensive. Partner had the pork belly bowl and the pork belly was cold. Also toilets could do with a decent clean I would check out any other place before here if your on the island for lunch. Wont be back. Service was nice but thats about it.More

Date of visit: December 2020
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Reviewed 18 November 2020

The two standouts for me were the service and the views. The service was friendly, professional and attentive without being overbearing. The views are compelling. The coffee was excellent and the food high-end bistro. The decor is not characterful, which is a little out of...place on Waiheke, but the drawcard is the views and so minimalist is probably best.More

Date of visit: November 2020
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Reviewed 11 October 2020

Food was very good, staff accomodated some food requests that werent on the menu. Staff very friendly and attentive. Main server (sorry if not right title) was a great personality and even brought MiL's breakfast with a candle and resounding Happy Birthday song - a...lovely touch!More

Date of visit: October 2020
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Reviewed 25 September 2020 via mobile

Service was great and most amazing view. We walked from ferry terminal and was easy 30 minute walk. Food was good and will definitely visit again

Date of visit: September 2020
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Reviewed 8 August 2020 via mobile

Stopped in for two days in a row for coffee. No complaints and great views. Friendly staff and quick service.

Date of visit: August 2020
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Reviewed 17 July 2020 via mobile

Great food, great views, great coffee. Went here based on reviews. One review mentioned small portions so we ordered extra food- didnt need to as portions were plenty big enough. Got 2 coffees each because they were so good. One of the best almond lattes...I have had. Lovely views from outside or inside seatingMore

Date of visit: July 2020
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  • Food: 4.5
  • Service: 4.5
  • Value: 4
  • Atmosphere: 4.5